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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (403 Thirteenth Street, Brandon)

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Designed in the English Gothic Revival style by Brandon architect William Alexander Elliott, the St. Matthew’s Cathedral was constructed between 1912 and 1913 by the firm of William Bell and Son. It replaced an earlier church by the same name that was located at 217 Eleventh Street, designed by architect Edward McCoskrie and built in 1882.





W. P. Reeve




Wilfrid William Henry Thomas (1875-1953)


Ivor Arthur Norris (1901-1969)


Thomas Wilkinson (?-?)


John Fletcher Stout Conlin (1932-1991)


Malcolm Alfred Warden Harding


James Njegovan


William Cliff

Photos & Coordinates

Postcard view of the original St. Matthew’s Anglican Church

Postcard view of the original St. Matthew’s Anglican Church (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2011-0011

St. Matthews Anglican Cathedral

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (November 2017)
Source: George Penner

Interior of the St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral

Interior of the St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral (November 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.84367, W99.95542
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Alexander Elliott (1866-1957)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Mary’s Anglican Church (401 First Street, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Provincially Designated Historic Sites

The History of St. Matthew’s Cathedral


Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada: 1800-1950.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Nathan Kramer, Sandy Jasper, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 January 2021

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